Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Alzheimer's
Foundation of America

press releases

27th of January 2023

Protecting Individuals with Dementia from Wandering During the Winter

(January 26, 2023)—Wandering is a very common and potentially dangerous behavior among individuals living with dementia.  It is of particularly great concern in areas where freezing temperatures, ice, and snow […]


20th of January 2023

Former Hofstra President Stuart Rabinowitz Elected to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Board of Directors

Former Hofstra President Stuart Rabinowitz Elected to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Board of Directors NEW YORK (January 20, 2023)— The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) announced the appointment of […]


9th of January 2023

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Statement on FDA Approving New Alzheimer’s Medication

(January 6, 2023)—“Today is a day of hope and optimism that we are gaining ground in the fight against Alzheimer’s. “We are hopeful that the FDA’s accelerated approval of lecanemab will make […]


6th of January 2023

It’s a New Year: Time to Make Your Memory Screening Appointment!

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Reminding Individuals About the Importance of Memory Screenings, Providing Free Memory Screenings Virtually (January 6, 2023)— With 2023 officially underway, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) […]


21st of December 2022

Winter Storm Safety Tips for Families Affected by Dementia

(December 21, 2022)—  With a major storm projected to bring dangerously low temperatures and wind chills, high winds, and heavy snow and rain to much of the country in the […]


12th of December 2022

4 Tips for Creating a Dementia-Friendly Holiday Season

(December 9, 2022)- With the holiday season underway, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is providing four tips to help families affected by dementia enjoy the spirit of the season […]


18th of November 2022

Holiday Travel Tips for Families Traveling with a Loved One with Dementia

(November 18, 2022)— With one of the busiest travel times of the year approaching—and an estimated 54.6 million Americans planning to travel more than 50 miles during the long Thanksgiving […]


16th of November 2022

Making Thanksgiving Dementia-Friendly

Seven Tips from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (November 15, 2022)— With Thanksgiving approaching, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is offering seven tips to help families affected by Alzheimer’s […]


Tips for Creating a Dementia-Friendly Home During Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

(November 10, 2022)— Almost every part of a home can impact quality of life for someone living with a dementia-related illness and their family care partners—even seemingly-cosmetic choices such as […]


7th of November 2022

TSA Honors AFA for Helping to Improve Services for Travelers With Dementia

AFA Earns “Disability and Medical Conditions Community Partner Award” for Collaborative Efforts to Improve TSA’s Ability to Serve Travelers with Dementia (November 7, 2022)— The United States Transportation Security Administration […]